Laico El Farouk Hotel
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... where citizens can have their stories heard from the community, and possibly spread further. By the end of the month, we hope to have heard stories from all sorts of people throughout the area in Mali in which we are working in. Our goal is to share these stories amongst the community in some sort of creative forum, whether it is a large Bogolan tapestry (Bogolan is a traditional Malian folk art form), writing a play, creating a photo essay, poetry, music, singing and ...
... as if there
was a seperate police force just for them. We were told off twice,
once for using the wrong lane and again for doing a u-turn in the
road even though it was clear of traffic.
Doing the usual chores in preparation
to leave tomorrow. We have enjoyed our break even if it was a mixture
of both work and rest. This afternoon we went for a stroll to the
river *****. The women were up to their thighs in water ...
... took me to Paris, and then to Africa. The guy beside me on the way to Africa looked at me funny when I ordered a second red wine…is there a problem sir? Im getting mile high tipsy.... When I got off the plane in Mali, it did not lead right into the airport. You got off and took a bus to the airport.. and I didn’t know that. So all these people were finding their way and I was like “OMG IM GUNNA BE STUCK ON THE RUNWAY ALONE” so I found the ...
... the marketeers say). It reminded me a little of
my first attempts at home brew when the liquor just goes sour. Instead of throwing it away it becomes Millet Beer. I am convinced that Millet beer is the reason that North and West Africa converted so easily to Islam. If ...
So we got to the ferry port and unbelievably the boat only set off 2 hours late. The cabin was ridiculously basic for the money and the ferry was so old I worried for its sea worthyness. Like alot of things in W.Africa I get the feeling that once these ferries finally bite the dust (vey soon) they will never be replaced. Its quite sad seeing things get ever more decrepid and makes things feel quite special, because in ...